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The Hon. Leslie Gladys WILLIAMS, BNurs, DipTeach MP recognises local fundraising efforts in NSW Parliament. image

The Hon. Leslie Gladys WILLIAMS, BNurs, DipTeach MP recognises local fundraising efforts in NSW Parliament.

The Hon. Leslie Williams Liberal member for Port Macquarie presented the certificate of acknowledgement in Parliament. The award recognises the fundraising efforts of The Hastings Cancer Trust and No One Fights Alone who together, raised almost $12,000 to ensure the purchase of t...

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Lake Cathie Women’s Bowling Club host annual fashion show and afternoon tea image

Lake Cathie Women’s Bowling Club host annual fashion show and afternoon tea

The amazing Ladies from the Lake Cathie Women’s Bowling Club / Lake Cathie Bowling Club broke their previous fundraising achievements by raising $3000 for the Hasting Cancer Trust at their annual Biggest Afternoon Tea & Fashion Show. Lorraine, committee member and Anne, Pre...

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Wrapped in love

It was a pleasure to deliver another batch of hand made knitted blankets to the Palliative Care Unit at the Port Macquarie Base Unit. On hand to receive the blankets was (left to right) Dr Melwin Nelapati, Palliative Care Liaison Pauline Green and Discharge Planner Toni Gibson. S...

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Optus grand opening settlement city 

Optus is a very proud supporter of local sporting and community groups like the Hasting Cancer Trust. We were delighted to help celebrate the opening of the new Settlement City Store in Port Macquarie. ...

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Innovative cancer care receives a boost from 2 local charities

Mid North Coast cancer patients will have access to an innovative health program thanks to Hastings Cancer Trust and No One Fights Cancer Alone. The two local charities contributed funds towards the cost of an $11,886.98 SOZO, a device that provides non-invasive fluid and tissu...

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Lincoln Gardens Ladies knit for love

Covid has not stopped the ladies from Lincoln Gardens from keeping active. This is the second batch of hand knitted blankets they have hand made. These wonderful creations will be donated to the palliative care unit at the Base Hospital. The blankets are a keep sake for the patie...

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Westport Women’s Bowling Club fundraise during Covid

Di Parry, President of the Westport Women’s Bowling Club, along with her fellow bowlers helped to raise $500 for cancer care in the Hasting Macleay Region. The WWBC has supported the Trust for many years and it was a pleasure to see so many ladies attend the presentation....

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Wrapped in love 

The Friends of the Hasting Cancer Trust received a wonderful donation of hand made blankets from the ladies at Lincoln Gardens and Ocean Club Resort. These were delivered to the Port Macquarie Base Hospital Palliative Care Unit. The blankets were gracious received by Dr Will Kenn...

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Friends fundraise for Hasting Cancer Trust 

The Friends of the Hasting Cancer Trust attended the Artists Markets in Port Macquarie during September. They raised $600 for the charity selling hand made and uniquely painted stones donated by the friends volunteer coordinator Hazel Kirby. Hazel said it was a fantastic way to p...

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Lincoln Gardens get knitting during lockdown  image

Lincoln Gardens get knitting during lockdown 

The lovely ladies at Lincoln Gardens have been knitting blankets during lockdown which they have donated to the Hasting Cancer Trust to help with fundraising. The blankets will be raffled off at the next market day at Westport Foreshore Markets.If you have any 8ply wool which you...

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Port Macquarie Tafe fundraise at Running Festival

Diploma of Remedial Massage & Cert IV Massage Therapy 2020.On Sunday March 8th 2020, students from the Port Macquarie Massage classes joined together to provide pre and post event massage to the Competitors in the Port Macquarie Running Festival. While experiencing onsite spo...

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Palliative Care Unit receives Sofa Beds through Grants Program  image

Palliative Care Unit receives Sofa Beds through Grants Program 

The Hastings Cancer Trust recently provide funding the The Palliative Care Unit at Wauchope District Memorial Hospital through the annual Grants Program.The hospital has purchased a couple of very special sofa beds that will enable palliative care patients to have visitors stay w...

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Port Macquarie Hastings Breast Cancer Support Group 16th annual mini field of women remembrance image

Port Macquarie Hastings Breast Cancer Support Group 16th annual mini field of women remembrance

Judith Hutchesson the Local Coordinator for Port Macquarie Hastings Breast Cancer Support Group hosted the remembrance morning tea at the Port Macquarie library on Friday 16th September 2019.The event remembers all those who have lost their lives to breast cancer, those coping wi...

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Port Macquarie Combined Probus Club invites Hastings Cancer Trust to speak at their monthly meeting. image

Port Macquarie Combined Probus Club invites Hastings Cancer Trust to speak at their monthly meeting.

Steve Thomas, HCT Fundraising Coordinator had a great morning speaking to the members of the Port Macquarie Combined Probus Club Inc about the Hastings Cancer Trust.Steve shared just a few stories about how together, we are helping to improve the quality of cancer care in our com...

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Raffle winner takes home $700 prize at the Bunnings BBQ fundraiser  image

Raffle winner takes home $700 prize at the Bunnings BBQ fundraiser 

One lucky visitor to the Bunnings BBQ fundraiser on Saturday 14th of September  enjoyed a delicious sausage sandwich and took home the $700 raffle prize. The raffle and BBQ helped to raise $1350 for local cancer needs.  The prize was a $400 voucher from Carpet Court in ...

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Rhonda Burchmore chats about her upcoming Glasshouse Show March 20, 2019 image

Rhonda Burchmore chats about her upcoming Glasshouse Show March 20, 2019

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Shaza’s Hair, Nail & Beauty of Lake Cathie fundraises for the Hastings Cancer Trust  image

Shaza’s Hair, Nail & Beauty of Lake Cathie fundraises for the Hastings Cancer Trust 

Shaza’s Hair, Nail & Beauty raise an amazing $829.60 during Breast Cancer awareness month of October thanks to an in store raffle and the donation of tips received....

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Shaza’s Hair, Nail & Beauty Lake Cathie donate $827.60

Love days like this. Just received a call from Sharon at Shaza's Hair Nails & Beauty Lake Cathie to advise they have a donation for us of $827.60 Thank you Sharon and your fabulous team as well as all the wonderful clients who contributed to the donation. The money will go 10...

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Rotary Lodge New 12 Bed extension

Members of the Friends of the HCT attended the opening of the new 12 room extension of Rotary Lodge. The sofas in each room were 50% funded through the HCT annual grants program....

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Rhonda Burchmore Live at the Glasshouse 7.30pm, 20th March 2019 image

Rhonda Burchmore Live at the Glasshouse 7.30pm, 20th March 2019

Read our story in The March 2019 edition of Focus Magazine....

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Rock & Roll for Cancer

Congratulations and thanks to the Port Macquarie Panthers Rock & Roll Dance Club who presented their 3rd Retro Fest Rock’n’Roll Festival at Panthers from 24-26th August combining raising funds for the Hastings Cancer Trust with a hoot of a time for its s...

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Port Macquarie Base Hospital to use Hastings Cancer Trust grant to create wellness space image

Port Macquarie Base Hospital to use Hastings Cancer Trust grant to create wellness space

Photo: Great space: Port Macquarie Base Hospital nurse unit manager Emily Saul celebrating the Hastings Cancer Trust grant with staff Selina Chin, Peggy Meehan, Daniel Morrison and Hannah Williams. A wellness space will be developed for acute care patients at Port Macquarie Base ...

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Port City Bowling Club Fundraise - Bowls For Brains image

Port City Bowling Club Fundraise - Bowls For Brains

Thanks to the awesome team at Port City Bowling Club Allysha, Russell, Phil and Claudia (taking the photo) for running Bowls for Brains Cancer Event and the continued support of the Hastings Cancer Trust...

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Ocean Club Resort BBQ and Garage Sale image

Ocean Club Resort BBQ and Garage Sale

The annual Ocean Club Resort Garage Sale and BBQ Fundraiser was on again.  The weather didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the local volunteer Social Community. ...

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Not just a Tea & Scones! image

Not just a Tea & Scones!

Come along and help support the ladies at Bonny Hills CWA who are hosting a morning tea with all proceeds benefiting the Hastings Cancer Trust ...

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Mothers Day Raffle at The Foreshore Markets May 2019 image

Mothers Day Raffle at The Foreshore Markets May 2019

Had a great day at the Foreshore Markets selling tickets in our Mothers Day raffle. The lucky winner Jody and her daughter who were on hand to pick their prizes.Thanks to Harvey Norman for the Nokia 3 mobile phone and the Friends of the Hastings Cancer Trust who donated Sheridan ...

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More fantastic prizes donated for the Emerald Downs Golf Day August 15th 2019 image

More fantastic prizes donated for the Emerald Downs Golf Day August 15th 2019

Thanks to Forty Winks, Angove Family Winemakers, Jons Family Jewellers, Harvey Norman, Big W and Anytime Fitness for these amazing prizes which will be up for grabs on Thursday 15th August at Emerald Downs Golf Club....

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Ocean Club Resort Fundraise Again  image

Ocean Club Resort Fundraise Again 

Ocean Club Resort is hosting a fundraiser for the HCT. Come along to a fun afternoon tea with fashion parade, raffle and lucky door prizes....

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Ocean Club Resort host musical video evening September 17-19 image

Ocean Club Resort host musical video evening September 17-19

A great fundraising event at Ocean Club Resort, the annual Musical Evening. Over 3 nights attendees enjoy 2 hours of music videos of Divas and Dudes from the 70’s to today. Steve Thomas from HCT presents a certificate to our OCR hosts Patricia, Bev & Terry. Also thank you ...

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              Opening of Rotary Lodge new 12 room extension.             image

Opening of Rotary Lodge new 12 room extension.

Paula from Rotary Lodge and Steve from HCT test out the new sofas which were 50% funded through the 2017 HCT grants program. ...

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On the air waves at 2 Way FM Community Radio host Beverly image

On the air waves at 2 Way FM Community Radio host Beverly

Chatting to Beverly at Wauchope Community Radio about the upcoming Winger Glimmer Ball Charity Fundraiser for the Trust. Thanks for the support and helping to spread the word....

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October Breast Cancer Awareness Month 

Congratulations and many thanks to the staff and patrons of Port City Bowling Club who helped to raise over $3000 to support Beast Cancer treatments in our local area. The Bowling Club collected over 1700 bras from all over Port Macquarie highlighting the seriousness of the disea...

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Ocean Club Resort Lake Cathie Musical Fundraiser

Putting the FUN in Fundraising. Thanks to the combined efforts of the residents and management at Ocean Club Resort Lake Cathie, the OCR Music Team over 4 nights raised $1300 for the Charity. All of which will go to enhancing the lives of cancer patients and their carers in the H...

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Ocean Club Resort Residents hit the musical heights.

The Residents of the Ocean Club Resort hosted another amazing music video show over 4 nights. The event was all about Australian artists over the decades. It was easy to sing along to so many Aussie classics. Thanks to Brian, Terry and Bev for their efforts in hosting the shows. ...

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Love My Community Program January 2020

The team at Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy run a quarterly fundraising program which supports 3 different charities in the community. The Hastings Cancer Trust was lucky to be choses as one the the beneficiaries and gratefully received a cheque for $250...

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Mini Field of Women

Port Macquarie Hastings Breast Cancer Support Group host a mini field of women at the Port Macquarie library 21st September 2018...

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Mid North Coast Cancer Institute uses Hastings Cancer Trust grant for a device to test cancer patients image

Mid North Coast Cancer Institute uses Hastings Cancer Trust grant for a device to test cancer patients

Photo: Welcome funds: Mid North Coast Cancer Institute lymphedema nurse specialist Heidi Hughes with mayor Peta Pinson at the grant presentation evening. A machine that sends an electrical signal through the body to test for the amount of fluid in cancer patients could soon be av...

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Celebration of "Our Stories" at Laurieton Library

Celebrations were the order of the day at Laurieton Library last Wednesday (May 31st) when the"Our Stories" Project story collection was officially presented to the Library. Project Coordinator Jan Dennis invited both story-tellers and supporters to a morning tea and story-shar...

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Celebrating 15 years support for Breast Cancer survivors and lost loved ones image

Celebrating 15 years support for Breast Cancer survivors and lost loved ones

Mayor Peta Pinson and Breast Cancer Support Group President Judith Hutchesson reflect in the “Mini Field Of Women” at the morning tea held on Friday 21st September 2018 to celebrate and remember the women who lost the fight against breast cancer....

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Visit the MNCCI library

thanks to the generous donation from the support group No One Fights Alone the MNCCI has a free library available for patients and families visiting the centre....

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Bunnings BBQ Fundraiser August 2018 image

Bunnings BBQ Fundraiser August 2018

Thank you to all the tremendous people who supported the Hastings Cancer Trust today at Bunnings Port Macquarie.Massive thanks to the volunteers from the Friends of HCT and First National Port Macquarie. Champions all of you.670 sausage sandwiches, 160 drinks and a one day raffle...

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Coastline Credit Union Volunteer at Emerald Downs Golf Day 

COASTLINE4COMMUNITYThe Port Macquarie team were out on the green yesterday, volunteering a combined total of 16 working hours to the Hastings Cancer Trust. The Coastline4Community Staff Volunteer program tee'd off this financial year. The program encourages staff to participate...

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Create Your Very Own Fundraising Event

Have you ever thought about fundraising for the Hastings Cancer Trust as part of your next sporting challenge? Why not create your very own online fundraising event.  ...

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Excercise program specifically for cancer patients  image

Excercise program specifically for cancer patients 

Leah from Phyxyou physiotherapy and rehabilitation has been working closely with fellow Physiotherapist Mel Turner and Jamie Marjoribanks, Associate Lecturer (Radiation Therapy), Uni of Newcastle’s Dept of Rural Health, to develop a program specifically for people diagnosed wit...

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Emerald Downs Golf Day supported by Port City Bowling Club  image

Emerald Downs Golf Day supported by Port City Bowling Club 

Thanks to Luke Chapman we are delighted to be able to offer our mens, womens and mixed winning teams one of these great prizes donated by the Port City Bowling Club ...

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Emerald Downs Golf Day raises $3400

Thanks to 70 golfers and the staff from Emerald Downs Golf Club, the Hastings Cancer Trust raised $3400 for the charity. See events page for details of the event. 9 holes of ambrose golf, a putting and chipping competition plus a massive raffle all helped to provide the players w...

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CWA Port Macquarie Evening Branch

Thank you to the wonderful ladies at CWA Port Macquarie Evening Branch for supporting the HCT with your fundraising activities. Patricia, Lynne, Fay and Gay from CWA with Hazel and Steve from HCT. Great work ladies....

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Emerald Downs Golf Charity Day Thursday 15th August 2019 image

Emerald Downs Golf Charity Day Thursday 15th August 2019

We don’t mind if you are a seasoned expert or a hit and giggle golfer everyone is welcome to participate in our golf day to be held at the Emerald Downs Golf Club. See the events page for all the details....

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Bowls Raises Funds for The Hastings Cancer Trust

Over 120 people braved the wet and wild conditions to raise money for local breast cancer charities in Port City’s, Bowls for Boobs, 24-hour bowls event, on October 13.The event was designed to raise money for local breast cancer charities Hastings Cancer...

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Bowls for Boobs Fundraiser

Bowls for Boobs was a fundraising initiative by the Port City Bowling Club. Thanks to Katy-Lee for her tremendous support of the Trust....

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The Friends of the Hastings Ladies Social Golf  image

The Friends of the Hastings Ladies Social Golf 

The Friends of the HLSG have generously donated prizes for the August Golf Day at Emerald Downs. Come along and support the Hastings Cancer Trust ...

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Base Hospital Emergency Department purchases palliative care chairs

Dr David Thomson from the Base Hospital Emergency Department shows Fundraising Coordinators Steve Thomas and Hazel Kirby the 2 new reclining chairs recently purchased with a grant provided by the Hastings Cancer Trust. The chairs were purchased to assist pallative care cancer pat...

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Annual Autumn Craft Fair 

The residents of the Bellevue Gardens Retirement Village are hosting their annual craft fete at 1 Parker Street Port Macquarie inside the Retirement Village. All the products have been hand made, painted or baked by the residents and all proceeds from the 2 days will be donated t...

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Hastings Cancer Trust presents 13 groups with combined $50,000 for ongoing effort

The Hastings Cancer Trust has presented 13 local groups and organisations with funding.The presentations were held on Thursday November 14, at Rydges Port Macquarie.Over $50,000 was presented to a variety of local cancer service organisations.Dr Stephen Begbie hosting the evening...

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A Glimmer Success

A wonderful night was had by all. 250 guests and many wonderful local sponsors helped to raise over $50,000 for the Hastings Cancer Trust at the 2018 Winter Glimmer Ball at Sails Port Macquarie Cape Ballroom on Saturday the 23rd of June...

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Bellevue Gardens annual Christmas Craft Fair 23/24 November

Bellevue Gardens Retirement Village is hosting a Christmas Fair Friday and Saturday 23/24th of November.There will be hand made crafts, cakes, cards, raffle and lots more on sale. All proceeds donated to the Hastings Cancer Trust....

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Bellevue Gardens Autumn Craft Fair

Come along to the Bellevue Gardens Retirement Village 4-5 May. Home made cakes and jams, crafts, jewellery, greeting cards and lots more for sale. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Hastings Cancer Trust....

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Bowls for Brains Fundraiser

Bowls for Brains was a fundraiser initiative by Port City Bowling Club. Funds from the event will go towards treatments that support Brain Cancer ...

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Bonny Hills CWA morning tea extravaganza 

Members of the community have helped raise money for a valuable local cause at the annual Bonny Hills Country Women's Association (CWA) morning tea.Bonny Hills CWA branch member Diane Parker said the organisation was impressed with the turnout to the event on Wednesday, September...

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Bellevue Gardens Fashion Show and Biggest Afternoon Tea 

The residents at Bellevue Gardens hosted a fashion show and afternoon tea fundraiser for the Hastings Cancer Trust.Guests were treated to a fun catwalk show by a number of the ladies from the Village with clothing supplied by J.A.Fashions Judy Payne from Laurieton. Cake, sandwich...

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Biggest Afternoon Tea Fundraising Invitation

Support the Hastings Cancer Trust by having a cup of tea and joining the fun at Bellevue Gardens 7th June 2018 from 2pm. A scrumptious selection of cakes and treats will be available along with a fashion parade and lucky door prizes. Buy tickets from the Bellevue Gardens office b...

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Field of Women

Port Macquarie-Hastings Breast Cancer Support Group hosted a “Mini Field of Women” lunch for Breast Cancer Network Australia. Held adjacent to the MNCCI, the 100 Pink Ladies were laid as a tribute to those who have lost their battle with breast cancer. ...

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Focus Magazine May Edition

Focus Magazine chats to Fundraising Coordinator Steve Thomas about the upcoming Winter Glimmer Ball at The Cape Ballroom Sails Resort by Rydges...

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Lincoln Gardens Breast Cancer Breakfast

Volunteers from the Hastings Cancer Trust were invited to be the servers at Lincoln Gardens annual Breast Cancer Breakfast. All monies raised from the event including a raffle a total of $355.00 were generous donated to the HCT. ...

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Laurieton Riverside Markets raise $400 August 18, 2019 image

Laurieton Riverside Markets raise $400 August 18, 2019

Hazel and Steve set up the marquee right by the water at the Riverside markets in Laurieton on Sunday morning. The raffle consisted of an Angove Family Winemakers gift pack and a mens watch donated by staff at First National Real Estate in Port Macquarie. Along with the sale of a...

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Lake Cathie Medical Centre Pharmacy hosts morning tea for Breast Cancer month image

Lake Cathie Medical Centre Pharmacy hosts morning tea for Breast Cancer month

The staff at the Lake Cathie Medical Centre Pharmacy raised an amazing $719.65 hosting a Morning Tea for Breast Cancer Awareness during October....

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Lake Cathie Bowling Club Fashion Show & Afternoon Tea

The Ladies of the Lake Cathie Bowling & Recreational Club hosted a fashion show with sumptuous afternoon tea. Thanks to Lakeside Fashions and Sharon from the LCBC for hosting the show....

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Lake Cathie Ladies Bowling Club

Thank you to the lovely ladies at The Lake Cathie Bowling & Recreation Club Limited for their amazing efforts in raising $2080 at their Biggest Afternoon Tea Fundraiser. Congratulations Dorothy Lynch - Womens Club President for accepting the certificate of appreciation on be...

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Lincoln Gardens Fashion Show September 2019

Congratulations and Thank You to the wonderful residents of Lincoln Gardens for donating $450 to the Hastings Cancer Trust. The monies were raised at a recent on-site fashion show. Special thanks to Rita and Maureen for all their hard work organising the event and Vicky from Bl...

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Lincoln Gardens Fundraising Champion

Thank you to Gloria Jones from The Lincoln Gardens Retirement Village for her amazing fundraising work in raising $600 for local cancer needs. Gloria is on the Social Committee and actively involved in fundraising for cancer causes....

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Marina Prior Concert a Huge Success

Marina’s sparkling soprano and vocal brilliance soared into the very fabric of the theatre at the Glasshouse as she delighted with a variety of songs and styles from her extensive repertoire. Classics from Rogers and Hammerstein, Joni Mitchell...

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Marina Prior in concert at the Glasshouse for the Hastings Cancer Trust image

Marina Prior in concert at the Glasshouse for the Hastings Cancer Trust

Come and join us for the Trust's major fundraising event of the year with all profits to be returned to the community through the 2017 HCT Grants.  This year the Friends of the Trust present the remarkable Marina Prior, performing in one very special show ...

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Magnetic Lapel Pin $5 each.

Show your support for the Hastings Cancer Trust by buying a lapel pin. Proceeds from the sale of the pins goes directly to the HCT to help fund more local projects. Pins will be for sale at the Glimmer Ball and other fundraising functions for $5...

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Lincoln Gardens Retirement Village Dot Painting Afternoon 

The Friends of the Hastings Cancer Trust had a fantastic fun day at Lincoln Gardens Retirement Village showing the residents how to dot paint.Thanks to the Social Committee we raised $456.00...

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Lincoln Gardens Retirement Village High Tea April 2019

The residents of the Lincoln Gardens Retirement Village hosted a High Tea in order to raise funds for the Hastings Cancer Trust. Volunteers from the Trust attended the gathering and enjoyed a delicious selection of home made cakes, sandwiches and biscuits.It doesn’t matter how ...

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Lake Cathie Bowling & Recreational Club Fashion Show and Afternoon Tea image

Lake Cathie Bowling & Recreational Club Fashion Show and Afternoon Tea

The LCB&RC held a fundraising afternoon tea and fashion show in May to help raise funds for the Hastings Cancer Trust. Over 80 ladies attended the event and were treated to a delicious assortment of cakes and treats, followed by a fashion parade hosted by Lakeside Fashions an...

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Krissa Wilkinson

Like so many of us, Krissa Wilkinson would bask in the summer sun in her youth, in search of a golden tan. Years later she discovered there was a price to pay for her carefree, 1970s sun-loving lifestyle. She agreed to share her story as a means of highlighting the stark con...

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Hastings Cancer Trust grant to help fund end-of-life biography program at Community Palliative Care image

Hastings Cancer Trust grant to help fund end-of-life biography program at Community Palliative Care

Photo: Trust grant: Community Palliative Care's Jo Denny, The Westport Club's Jenny Edmunds and Molly Warrener, a social work student from Charles Sturt University. A program that completes the biography of people living with life-limiting illness has received a major boost from ...

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Hastings Cancer Trust Grant Applications open 6th August 2018

Applications for a Hastings Cancer Trust Grant can be submitted by, or on behalf of, anyone involved in the management of cancer, or community organisations that support cancer patients, cancer survivors and their carers in the Hastings, Camden Haven and Macleay areas. Go to the ...

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Harvey Norman Computers Port Macquarie donate 2 mobile phones

Who will be the lucky winner when we raffle of a Nokia 3 and Nokia 6 mobile phones in our upcoming raffles. Awesome prizes donated by Harvey Norman Computers...

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Friends of HCT & First National host another successful Bunnings BBQ March 2019 image

Friends of HCT & First National host another successful Bunnings BBQ March 2019

Thanks to help from Ron Fischer and his team at First National, the Friends of the HCT hosted the BBQ at the newly opened Bunnings Port Macquarie Store.830 sausages, 83 loaves of bread, 7 litres of sauce, 100 drinks and a raffle kept the 20+ crew attending 3 shifts busy all day d...

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Friends of the Hastings Cancer Trust Bunnings BBQ blast

Friends of the Hastings Cancer Trust and staff at the First National Real Estate office in Port Macquarie teamed up to host a Bunnings BBQ and raffle day on Saturday 14th September. It was a sunny but very windy day, but despite the challenging weather conditions the team managed...

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Hastings Cancer Trust supports retreat for local Breast and Gynaecological cancer patients. image

Hastings Cancer Trust supports retreat for local Breast and Gynaecological cancer patients.

Jani Kilmurray, Cancer & Palliative Care Development manager MNCLHD/MNCC said “I would like to sincerely thank the Hastings Cancer Trust for the very generous Grant for supporting 12 local women survivors of Breast and Gynaecological cancer and allowing them to attend a 3 ...

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John Oxley Motors donates BBQ proceeds to Hastings Cancer Trust  image

John Oxley Motors donates BBQ proceeds to Hastings Cancer Trust 

John Oxley Motors hosted a massive weekend SUV sale and invited the Hastings Cancer Trust volunteers to cook the BBQ. Delicious egg & bacon or sausage & onion sandwiches were cooked fresh for the staff and customers for a gold coin donation towards the HCT....

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Kew Country Club Supports Hastings Cancer Trust  image

Kew Country Club Supports Hastings Cancer Trust 

Come along and help support the Hastings Cancer Trust on Wednesday 17th starting at 1pm with a sausage sizzle and a one day raffle. Play 9 holes of golf on the beautiful grounds of the Kew Country Club. Come alone or with friends all welcome entry $20 includes sausage and green f...

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Kew Country Club Bowls Afternoon 17 November 2018

Come and join the fun while supporting the Hastings Cancer Trust at Kew Country Club Saturday 17th November between 1pm and 3.30pm. Bookings essential 65594203 only $15 per person....

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Kempsey Community Health Centre Palliative Care Oxygen Concentrator

Steve Thomas from the Friends of the Hastings Cancer Trust, met with Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Vicki Hope from the Kempsey Community Health Center to see the mobile oxygen concentrator in action.  The unit was bought with the support of a Hastings Cancer Trus...

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Jons Jewellers donate Swarovski Rose Crystal Earrings for Emerald Downs Golf Day  image

Jons Jewellers donate Swarovski Rose Crystal Earrings for Emerald Downs Golf Day 

These beautiful earrings will be included in the raffle at the Emerald Downs Golf Day on Thursday 15th of August. Come and play, support the Trust and grab your raffle tickets for a chance to win some great prizes....

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2018 Grant recipients, sponsors and fundraisers come together to celebrate  image

2018 Grant recipients, sponsors and fundraisers come together to celebrate 

Grants recipients were presented certificates by many of the sponsors and community groups who had helped to raise funds for the Trust during 2018. It was a fantastic opportunity to hear how the monies would be spent on local cancer needs....

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The Camden Haven Quilters support their local community October 16, 2019 image

The Camden Haven Quilters support their local community October 16, 2019

Meet the amazing ladies from the Camden Haven Quilters group who have just raised $1000 for the Hastings Cancer Trust. The fundraising is an ongoing activity for the group who have supported many worthy local causes since their inception back in 1985. It was a real treat meet wit...

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The 2020 Winter Glimmer Ball has been postponed

IMPORTANT NOTICE The Hastings Cancer Trust 2020 Winter Glimmer Ball has been postponed Given the current ongoing management of the coronavirus (COVID - 19) in our region, the Trustees of the Hastings Cancer Trust, have determined that under these circumstances, the appropriate a...

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THANK YOU to the CWA Bonny Hills ladies

Steve and Hazel from the Friends of Hastings Cancer Trust popped in to thank the ladies from Bonny Hills CWA who held a fundraiser in September for the Hastings Cancer Trust raising an amazing $920The CWA ladies were presented with a thank-you certificate and then they invited S...

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Thank You Angove Family Winemakers 

We caught up with Chris Kirkman from Angove Family Winemakers after the Winter Glimmer Ball to present him with his Silver Sponsors Certificate. Chris provided the complimentary champagne on arrival as well as a bottle of red, white and sparkling on every table....

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Thank You for your generous support!

The Trustees and Friends of the HCT thank the communities of the Hastings and Macleay for their generosity in supporting our major fundraiser for 2017 – Marina Prior at the Glasshouse for the Hastings Cancer Trust. The night was successful on many levels – a magnificent p...

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The HCT Winter Glimmer Ball

Save the date! 23rd June 2018 Join us at the newly refurbished purpose built Sails Port Macquarie by Rydges Ball Room. Tickets $130pp, tables of 10.  Only 250 tickets available ...

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The Residents of Ocean Club Resort Fundraising Fashion Show

Saturday 22nd of September 2018. Ocean Club Resort know how to put the fun in fundraising. Entertainment from The Z-Chords, awesome raffle prizes and lots of lucky door prizes plus a fashion show by Lakeside Fashions at Lake Cathie, modelled by some of the ladies from OCR....

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Westport Women’s Bowling Club fundraiser for local cancer image

Westport Women’s Bowling Club fundraiser for local cancer

The Westport Women’s Bowling Club’s Charity bowls day raised $1,500 to support the Hastings Cancer Trust. Since 2011 this event has raised $16,825 to support the Trust’s aim to enhance the quality of cancer care in our region. Congratulations ladies on your wonderful comm...

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Westport Market Day Saturday 11th May 2019 image

Westport Market Day Saturday 11th May 2019

Is this the perfect gift for mum on mothers day? you could win mum a $500 hamper containing a Nokia 3 mobile phone, a Sheridan Towel set and a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon. Come along to the Westport Markets on Saturday 11th May and buy a raffle ticket in our one day only raffl...

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Wauchope Farmers Market Fundraising Success image

Wauchope Farmers Market Fundraising Success

Hazel and Steve - Friends of the Hastings Cancer Trust Volunteers held a stall at the Wauchope Farmers Market to raise awareness of the Trust. Through the sale of Hazel’s hand painted stones and a raffle they raised $350 for the charity. Thanks to all the people that came to th...

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The Residents of Ocean Club Resort host another successful morning tea image

The Residents of Ocean Club Resort host another successful morning tea

Well done and thank you to the Residents of Ocean Club Resort who held their annual BBQ and Garage Sale in the grounds of the Resort. This year the Residents also held a yummy morning tea of scones and tea raising well over $600 for the Hastings Cancer Trust....

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The Winter Glimmer Ball will help enhance the quality of cancer care in the Hastings Macleay region. image

The Winter Glimmer Ball will help enhance the quality of cancer care in the Hastings Macleay region.

Leah Burton from Phyx You Physiotherapy, Jamie Marjoribanks from the Mid North Coast Cancer Institute and University of Newcastle, sports physiotherapist Mel Turner, Hastings Cancer Trust chair Dr Stephen Begbie and Hastings Cancer Trust fundraising coordinators Steve Thomas and ...

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